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Hey, there. I’ll try to shorten this to something as manageable as possible. My landlady and I have been on uneasy ground for awhile, but since April of this year she has become extremely irrational and uncooperative. In April, I sent our rent out to her on March 30. The latest it could get in [...]
I have been with my apartment complex in Albuquerque, NM since May. We signed an 8 month lease and it ends as of January 31st. However, I do not want to stay that long. I don’t feel secure in staying for a few more months. Several times we have placed work orders for maintenance to [...]
Hello everyone, so my family and I just moved into a house 2-3 weeks ago. We signed the contract before doing a walk-through (biggest mistake ever…we were moving from out of state and desperate for a place). The day we moved in, the house was horribly dirty…roach feces everywhere with 2 dead roaches in the [...]
I’ve been late 4 times on my rent, we have "promise to pay" in which we sign an agreement to pay rent in a specific date. My landlord is now telling me since i have been late they are increasing ny rent. Being that it is late because i can’t pay everything at once, why [...]
My husband and I have been renting our home for 5 years now. Our carpets are disgusting. It’s mostly our fault. We have pets and have had some potty training issues. I just found out that I’m pregnant and am really concerned about our carpets. Our landlords said that they could have the carpets cleaned [...]
hello well what to do rent a home and first mont backed up toliets flood in basement well all my towels and some blankets ruiend they snaked it. Up stairs bathroom always smells Then i remembered Land Lord said you should get renters insurance Well we did now basement flooded ruined about 2,500 worth of [...]
Our Landlord did not renew our lease when it ran out back in April 2014 and we have been renting month to month adhering to the old lease agreement. He suddenly turned up on our doorstop one evening at 8:30pm and asked us to sign a new lease which we said we would consider when [...]
Im being evicted in what i beleive is retallitory because ive asked numours times for management to fix something. Can i be legally evicted because the manager doesnt like me because i complain to much about fixing things?
What are my rights when I leave the apartment. Is the management office suppose to give me a letter saying I have no dues. What kind of confirmation an apartment should give when you leave the apartment especially when you made no deposit initially on renting the apartment. How can you avoid wrong dues claimed [...]
I moved out of a complex in Jan, Januray5, but they made me pay thru Jan 19, which I did. I have lived in the complex since June 2011, and have never had an eviction notice. I pad a late charge maybe 6 times in that time period. When I signed the [...]
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